Indian Tendli Fresh Vegetable

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Overview
Quick Details
Product Type:
Other
Style:
Fresh
Color:
green
Part:
veg
Cultivation Type:
Common
Place of Origin:
Maharashtra, India
Type:
fruit
Packaging & Delivery
Packaging Details
as per buyers request
Port
Mumbai
Lead Time :
within 24 hours

Indian Ivy Gourd is a widely consumed vegetable, available in Indiathrough out the year. Called Dondakaya (Telugu) or Tindora/Tondli(Hindi), these cute looking small, stubby, green colored vegetableswhich grow aggressively on vines are used to prepare delicious stuffedcurries, stews, pickles, salads and stir fries.
To many, dondakaya is an unusual vegetable, not very common, unlike inour parts of India where its pretty popular. You will find extremitieswith regard to the popularity of dondakaya, where one either hates thisvegetable or just loves it. I, for one love this vegetable and prepareit regularly at home and why not, its available in abundance, fresh,cheap, healthy and tasty.

  • Scientific Name- Coccinia Grandis,
  • Ivy Gourd, Gentlemans Toes (English)
  • Dondakaya, Dondakai (Telugu)
  • Tondakayi (Kannada)
  • Vargoli (Hindi)
  • Tindora, Ghiloda (Gujarati)
  • Tondli, Tendli (Marathi)
  • Kovakkai (Malayalam)
  • Kovaikai (Tamil)
  • Goli (Rajasthani)
  • Kundru (Utter Pradesh)
  • Dondakaya or Tondli is a small oblong shaped, smooth skinned, lightgreen to dark green shade, abundantly available Indian vegetable
  • Has a mild sour flavor with a crunchy juicy texture
  • Has medicinal value and used widely in Traditional Thai and Ayurvedic Medicine
  • Contains beta-carotene and a good source of protein and fiber
  • Medical Research suggests that gherkins may suppress theactivity of certain enzymes involved in glucose production, such asG-6-phosphatase and helps control diabetes